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Archive for March, 2014

postheadericon Creamy Cauliflower-Broccoli Soup

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Creamy Cauliflower-Broccoli Soup is a delicious, healthy low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus recipe. Cauliflower and broccoli, with carrots, onions and cheese making for a hearty creamy and cheesy soup for anytime of the year. Makes 2 servings. Creamy Cauliflower-Broccoli Soup will be loved by everyone, even those who do NOT care for broccoli!creamy-cauliflower-broccoli-soup

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup small broccoli florets
3/4 cup small cauliflower florets
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup halved and thinly sliced carrots
1 tbsp reduced fat butter
1-1/2 cups skim milk
1/2 tsp instant chicken boullion
1/4 tsp salt
Dash ground black pepper
2 tbsp flour
Reduced-fat Boxed Velveeta, 1/3 cup cubed

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large saucepan, cook the cauliflower, broccoli, onions and carrots in butter for 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in 1-1/4 cups of the milk, bouillon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

2. Combine the flour and remaining milk until smooth; add to saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add cheese and stir until melted. Serve immediately.

Yield: 2 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup

WW PointsPlus+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 208, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 23mg, Sodium 956mg, Carbohydrates 26g, Fiber 1g, Protein 14g

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Wilted Spinach Salad

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Wilted Spinach Salad is an easy, quick and delicious recipe that could be used as a side salad or light meal. Baby spinach tossed with a made from scratch vinaigrette. It is a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus and diabetic friendly recipe. Makes 4 servings. Wilted Spinach Salad will be loved by you and your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:wilted-spinach-salad

1 (7 oz) bag baby spinach greens
1/2 cup fat free salad croutons

Dressing:
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Dijon mustard

3 tbsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
5 slices turkey bacon
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place spinach greens in a large mixing bowl. Remove any undesirable leaves or large stems. Add croutons. Set aside.

2. Make dressing.
Blend together vinegar, water, mustard and sweetener in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.

3. Finely slice bacon into small strips. Place in a medium size saucepan and fry over medium-high heat until crispy (approx. 3-4 minutes).

4. Add onion and garlic and cook over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes.

5. Add vinegar mixture and simmer 1-2 minutes. Pour over spinach and croutons. Toss well. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 80, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 620mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 9g, Fiber 2g, Protein 5g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Tex-Mex Egg Muffin

4.88 avg. rating (93% score) - 8 votes

Tex-Mex Egg Muffin is an easy, quick recipe for a delicious and filling breakfast. This would be a good option for a weekend breakfast or brunch. It makes 1 serving of 2 muffin halves and eggs per serving. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus recipe. Tex-Mex Egg Muffin will be loved by everyone in your family.

INGREDIENTS:tex-mex-egg-muffin

1/2 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp seeded, chopped fresh jalapeno pepper
1/4 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 100% whole wheat English muffin, split and toasted
1 tbsp chunk style salsa

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat the oil in an 8″ nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the jalapeno pepper and cook for 30 seconds.

2. Add the egg substitute to the skillet. Cook and stir until set but still moist. Season with the black pepper. Stir in the cilantro.

3. Divide the egg mixture between the English muffin halves. Top with the salsa.

Yield: 1 Serving
Serving Size: 2 Muffin halves with egg mixture per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 219, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 1mg, Sodium 437mg, Carbohydrates 28g, Fiber 3g, Protein 14g

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Cheesy Spinach Dip

4.43 avg. rating (88% score) - 7 votes

Cheesy Spinach Dip is an easy, quick and delicious dip recipe. Only 5 minutes to prepare and 12 minutes total time. All done quickly in the microwave. Spinach, tomatoes and cheese with a sprinkling of crushed red pepper for a bit of spice. This is also a  low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (1) PointsPlus, diabetic, heart-healthy and vegetarian recipe. Cheesy Spinach Dip will be loved by dieters and non-dieters alike.cheesy-spinach-dip

INGREDIENTS:

1 (16 oz) box 2% Milk Velveeta®, cut into 1/2″ cubes
1 (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (10 oz) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

DIRECTIONS:

1. Microwave the Velveeta and tomatoes in a 1 quart size microwaveable bowl on HIGH 5 minutes or until Velveeta is completely melted, stirring every 2 minutes.

2. Add in the remaining ingredients; mix well. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or until heated through; stir.

3. Serve hot with breadsticks, tortilla chips and/or assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.

Yield: 24 servings.
Serving Size: 2 tbsp per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 1

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 50, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 320mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 4g, Fiber 1g, Protein 4g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Biggest Loser Pork Tenderloin

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Biggest Loser Pork Tenderloin is a delicious, sweet and highly spiced  recipe with honey for the sweetened effect. It is a Tex-Mex style entree cooked in the oven and also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, Biggest Loser, WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus and heart-healthy recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Biggest Loser Pork Tenderloin will be loved by family and guests.biggest-loser-pork-tenderloin

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp ground chipotle chile pepper
1 pork tenderloin (1-1/4 lb), trimmed of visible fat
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp honey
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp hot sauce

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly mist a small roasting pan or ovenproof skillet with olive oil spray. Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, combine the cumin, cinnamon, salt, black pepper, allspice, garlic powder and chipotle pepper.

3. Rub the pork evenly with the olive oil. Then rub evenly with the spice mixture until coated. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the honey, garlic and hot sauce, Whisk to mix. Set aside.

5. Set a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until it is hot enough for a spritz of water to sizzle on it. With an oven mitt, briefly remove the  pan from the heat to lightly mist with olive oil spray. Place the pork in the pan. Cook for 1 minute per side, or until browned on all sides.

6. Transfer to the prepared pan. With a basting brush, evenly coat the pork with the reserved honey mixture. Roast the tenderloin in the oven for 16 to 18 minutes, or until a thermometer inserted in the center reaches 160 F. and the juices run clear.

7. Remove from oven and cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand for 10 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board. Holding a knife at a 45-degree angle, cut into thin slices. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: About 6 oz per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 221, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 92mg, Sodium 375mg, Carbohydrates 10mg, Fiber 0g, Protein 30g

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

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